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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds & Picks

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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

NCAA sports betting players looking for a fun matchup to wager on this upcoming weekend need look no further than the Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys contest. The Cowboys are off to a fast start this season and are living up to their national ranking. The Red Raiders on the other hand, suffered a loss out of the gate but have bounced back in a big way. Will that rebound be enough to topple Oklahoma State this Saturday? Let’s take a look at the legal betting online odd to find out.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys – Sat., Sep. 22nd           

When: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, Oklahoma

TV: Fox Sports 1

Stream: Fox Sports Go

NCAA Sports Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Texas Tech +13 (-110)   +400
Oklahoma State -13 (-110) ) -500
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Texas Tech Red Raiders    

The Red Raiders swim into this Week 4 matchup flashing a 2-1 record. As aforementioned, Texas Tech lost their opening matchup 47-27 to Ole Miss. Since then, the program has bounced back massively by defeating Lamar 77-0. Afterwards, Texas Tech delivered another lopsided finish against Houston 63-49. Now, pegged as a decisive NCAA sports betting underdog, the Red Raiders are hopeful they can live up to the challenge. Looking over the numbers, the Red Raiders certainly have their work cut out for them this Saturday. Although they’re averaging more points than Oklahoma State, 55.7 to 52.3, their defense isn’t significantly worse. Testament to this is the fact that Texas Tech gives up a whopping 32-points per game while the Cowboys give up a slim 17. Unless the defense shows up to play, the offense will have to engage in a shootout to get the upset.

Players to Watch: Alan Bowman (1,160 passing yards, 8 TD, 0 INT), Ta’Zhawn Henry (166 rushing yards, 6 TD, 4.7 AVG), and Antoine Wesley (413 receiving yards, 4 TD, 23 REC).

Oklahoma State Cowboys

The Cowboys are undefeated thus far into the 2018 season. So far the biggest challenge the program has faced was No.17 Boise. Ultimately the program overcame that challenge without breaking a sweat, beating the Broncos 44-21. Now Oklahoma State looks to extend their win streak by toppling a weaker opponent. Their path to victory lies in taking advantage of the Red Raiders defense, who gives up 454 total yards per game. For comparison, Oklahoma State only gives up 296. With those numbers in mind, we can anticipate the Cowboys having an explosive day on offense this weekend.

Players to Watch: Taylor Cornelius (971 passing yards, 7 TD, 3 INT), Justice Hill (277 rushing yards, 4 TD, 8.1 AVG), and Tylan Wallace (319 receiving yards, 2 TD, 19 REC).

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma State
  • Texas Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma State
  • Texas Tech is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma State
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma State’s last 6 games when playing Texas Tech
  • Oklahoma State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas Tech
  • Oklahoma State is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Texas Tech
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Picks

So which side should cell phone betting fans take in this Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys matchup? All things considered, Oklahoma State is the clear favorite here. While there’s a small shot at a Red Raiders upset, the Cowboys have too many chips in their corner. If you don’t like the money line, the OVER on the TOTALs is a good option as well. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 48-37 Oklahoma State.

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